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By Adam Bonislawski
Bio-Rad has developed a workflow linking surface plasmon resonance to MALDI mass spectrometry that could offer a more sensitive and streamlined alternative to conventional SPR-MS techniques.

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Plexera recently began selling its surface-plasmon resonance-based PlexArray System to early-access customers and plans a full commercial launch.

CEO Tim Burland said the company hopes to be able to make its carbon-coated-on-gold surfaces available by the end of the year, and to expand its business into applied markets, such as bioengineering and environmental and agricultural testing.

Sometimes genetic tests give inconclusive results and provide little reassurance to patients, the Associated Press reports.

Vox wonders whether gene-editing crops will be viewed similarly as genetically modified organisms of if people will give them a try.

In Science this week: research regulation and reporting requirement reform, and more.

With H3Africa, Charles Rotimi has been working to bolster the representation of African participants and African researchers in genomics, Newsweek reports.